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New Imaging Techniques Track Cocaine’s Effect on Infant Brains

Researchers from NYU Tandon School of Engineering and University of North Carolina Chapel Hill have received a five-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health to conduct a...

Smart Urban Design Means Knowing Where the Shadows Fall

As the world urbanizes and new buildings elbow their way into already-crowded cities, structural shadows are increasingly affecting quality of life. While shade thrown by large man-made objects provides respite during torpid summers, it can make...

A Visit from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

It was standing room only at the NYU Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life on February 7, as Chandrika Tandon took the stage to introduce Satya Nadella to an excited audience of students from her namesake School of Engineering and the Stern...

Call Issued to White Hat Hackers: Find the Flaws in New Automotive Software Updater

A consortium of researchers today announced the development of a universal, free, and open-source framework to protect wireless software updates in vehicles. The team issued a challenge to security experts everywhere to try to find vulnerabilities...

U.S. News and World Report Ranks NYU Online Graduate Computer Information Tech Program among Top Three in Nation

U.S. News & World Report today ranked New York University Tandon School of Engineering’s online graduate program in Computer Information Technology No. 3 in the nation and the best in the Northeast region. Falling within that category are...

Cybersecurity Students Make Electronic Voting Systems Safer

When electronic voting machines came into use in the early 1990s, they made voting cheaper, easier, and more accessible to the electorate, but few programmers gave thought to the issue of cybersecurity.  The modern Internet, however, has given...

Leading University Research Centers in the U.S. and India Announce Cybersecurity Collaboration

Following a highly successful international cooperation that attracted more than 15,000 students, faculty, professionals, and supporters to the world’s largest student-run cybersecurity games, the New York University Tandon School of...

World’s Largest Student Cyber Security Contest Names Winners

Students from high schools through doctoral programs throughout North America, the Middle East, North Africa, and India competed in the final rounds of the world’s largest student-run security games, the 13th annual New York University Cyber...

NYU to Award Scholarships to World’s Best Young Hackers, Protectors, and Information Security Researchers

On the eve of the opening of the world’s largest student-led cybersecurity games, New York University’s information security research center announced it will award doctoral scholarships and fellowships to the NYU Tandon School of...

Student hackers team up with Manhattan DA to fight human trafficking

In an ongoing effort to combat human trafficking in New York City and across the globe, the Manhattan District Attorney’s (DANY) office partnered with Cornell Tech for a 24-hour student hackathon in October. Students “hacked”...